Education CS announces that phased reopening of universities will start in September

Education Cabinet Secretary Professor George Magoha has announced that phased reopening of universities will start in September 2020 under strict guidelines, ending a four-month closure occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic. The CS however directed that reopening of universities for face-to-face sessions will be on a case-by-case basis based on approved compliance with Ministry of Health Covid-19 protocols. Prof. Magoha added that universities should continue conducting online teaching and graduations.

University Education PS Simon Nabukwesi hints at re-opening of universities in September 2020

Amb. Simon Nabukwesi has directed all Vice-Chancellors and Principals of universities to come up with re-opening plans for their institutions. In the plan, Amb. Nabukwesi requests them to ensure that provision of minimum requirements for the prevention of Covid-19 transmissions is provided for all the campuses. Amb Nabukwesi is the Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Education in the State Department for University Education and Research.